EXERCISE EXPERT WITNESSES

Expert Witness: E-013228
This highly qualified resistance training specialist - personal trainer and educator currently serves as president, director of education and resistance training exercise biomechanics instructor for a nationally accredited personal training certification organization. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine and a a number of professional organizations. This expert has presented nationally for AAPTE, IDEA Health and Fitness Association and the New York ...
Expert Witness: E-074506
This expert in health and fitness has decades of academic and industry experience in personal fitness training. He began his career completing a BS at Southeast Missouri State in Health Management and then continued on to complete a Master degree in Exercise Physiology where he graduated summa cum laude. For four years prior to starting his PhD, this expert worked as a clinical exercise physiologist during which time he conducted fitness assessments and provided ...
Expert Witness: E-006833
This expert is highly qualified in the field of physical education, physical training, and exercise. With over 40 years of experience in the field, this expert has served as a university department chair, led K-12 health and physical education for the State of Iowa, and inspired an Army physical readiness training paradigm shift that remains unchallenged today.
Expert Witness: E-382213
This highly qualified expert cardiologist specializes in pediatric, fetal and adult congenital cardiology. He received his BS in biology from Wesleyan University and his MD from Dartmouth Medical School. This expert completed his internship and residency in general pediatrics at Cornell Medical Center, and then went on to finish a prestigious fellowship in pediatric cardiology at Yale School of Medicine. He is board certified in pediatrics with a sub-certification in ...
Expert Witness: E-103828
This highly qualified sports injuries expert has over 20 years of professional experience in treatment and rehabilitation, and exercise physiology. He earned his BS in animal science from Oklahoma State University and his MS in animal science and his PhD in Kinesiology from Texas A&M University. He is a member of various professional societies including the American College of Sports Medicine and the American Society for Testing and Materials. Formerly, he has served as ...
Expert Witness: E-077885
This expert is a sport scientist, trained in exercise physiology and bio-mechanics. He recently served as the National Director of Education for the National Strength and Conditioning Association in Colorado Springs, CO. He has served as the Director of the Monfort Family Human Performance Research Laboratory at Colorado Mesa University. At the U.S. Olympic Committee in Colorado Springs, he was Recovery Center Leader, Head of Sport Biomechanics and Engineering, and ...
Expert Witness: E-054234
This expert has over 32 years experience in Law Enforcement, Fire/EMS and Public Safety. He has a great deal of experience in Emergency Planning and Emergency Exercises in both University and traditional environments. He works as a Certified Protection Professional (CPP) with ASIS International and through hands on experience with access control systems, alarms and CCTV, which as given him a back ground in physical security and security technology. He is also a ...
Expert Witness: E-075266
This highly qualified expert of Physical Therapy earned his BA from the University of Florida and his DPT in Physical Therapy from the University of Central Florida. He is Board Certified as an Orthopedic Physical Therapist. This expert is a member of the American Physical Therapy Association and has experience with orthopedic management, exercise prescription, dry needling, early intervention, and other physical therapy research. Formerly, he held roles as an Adjunct ...
Expert Witness: E-182142
This expert earned his BS in Kinesiology from Colorado State University and his MS in Exercise Science from the University of Central Missouri. 19 of his 23 years spent as a football coach have been at the college level, where he has held several assistant coaching positions and administrative roles in the athletic department. The expert is also a certified strength and conditioning specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Currently, he is the ...

EXERCISE EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Exercise Ball Without Warning Labels Explodes Injuring Trainee EXERCISE Expert Case

…  a personal trainer. The trainer had the plaintiff use an exercise ball to sit on while doing presses with dumbbells above his head. The …  30 pounds each. The plaintiff had never used this type of exercise ball in a workout before and was not aware that the ball had the …

Man Injured By Allegedly Defective Exercise Equipment EXERCISE Expert Case

This case involves a 32-year-old male plaintiff who was injured by a doorway pull-up bar in his home. As the plaintiff was using the bar, the bar cracked and fell off the door frame, causing the plaintiff to break his leg and shatter his kneecap. The  …

Gym Member Suffers Significant Injury During Personal Training Session EXERCISE Expert Case

This case involves a man who had recently signed up for a new gym, and was given a complimentary fitness exam. During the exam, the personal trainer instructed the plaintiff to lift a large weight in a compound motion. The plaintiff lifted the weight as in …

Gym Member Suffers Severe Injuries in Treadmill Accident EXERCISE Expert Case

…  health club in a class where members transition from floor exercises to running on a treadmill. The plaintiff transitioned from the floor exercise to her designated treadmill, which, unbeknownst to her, was left on at …

Cardiology Expert Opines on Sudden Death of Boot Camp Workout Participant EXERCISE Expert Case

…  group fitness program at a local gym. As a part of the exercise regime in the program, participants were required to perform a wide …  for an extended period of time. At some point during the exercise, the woman clutched her chest and collapsed. Attempts were made to …

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill EXERCISE Expert Case

Athlete Suffers Brain Damage During Unsafe Drill

…  dismissed his concerns and continued coaching with the exercise. Eventually, one of the pucks hit the student in the head, and he now …

Student Dies in Gym Class as a Result of Poor Supervision EXERCISE Expert Case

This case involves a sixteen-year-old male student who was injured and later died in his school gym after he had been “slap boxing” with another student. On the day in question, the student had finished eating lunch and headed to the boys’ gym and be …